Hoppo Bumpo (n): A children's game. Played by folding one's arms and hopping on one leg. Aim is to bump opponents, so that they lose their balance. Last person standing wins.


December 03, 2008

"Sew Mama Sew" - Give-Away Day 2008



Its here ... today is Sew Mama Sew's worldwide give-away-o-rama.

To celebrate I have some Make-Your-Own Shower Cap kits to give away (based on the tutorial that was seen at Sew Mama Sew's recent Hand Made Holidays). Each kit contains supplies to make one shower cap:

  • Printed instructions
  • Re-usable shower cap pattern
  • Pretty floral outer fabric
  • Shower proof inner fabric
  • Bias binding
  • Elastic

    The fabric and trim combinations are shown below.
    Click on each to see a more detailed picture.

For the chance to win one of these three kits, all you need to do is leave a comment saying where you are from. The winners will be drawn at random.

Entry is up until midnight (US Pacific time) on Wednesday 3 December (that is Thurs. 8am GMT, Thurs. 7pm Australian EST). Your comment needs to contain a link that can be traced (like an e-mail or blog address) in case you are the winner! Postage is worldwide, so anyone is welcome to enter.

Now, hurry there are gazillions more blogs to visit and competitions to enter (including this one over at EllieBoo). Head over to Sew Mama Sew for details. And ... thanks for stopping by here!

137 comments:

  1. Here is still 2pm December 2! I wonder whether it will work...:))

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  2. singapore calling.....love the hydrangea fabric

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  3. Lebanon, Oregon, USA here ;-) Hiya! I've had your fab shower cap on my list for a few weeks - a kit would make it happen much faster!

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  4. hola from up here on the hill in (not so) sunny Dorset, UK.

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  5. Hi from Slovenia... Here is still December 2!
    Lovely giveaway.

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  6. Drouinite here, but I guess you know that because you sent me something. You cheeky thing!!! Thankyou so much, keep an eyeout for a post on my blog today ;)


    As for the shower hat, I have been wanting to follow your tutorial for ages because you don't want to know what I use for a shower cap atm hahaha.

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  7. super sydneysider here :)

    Go Giveaway day this is going to be so much fun!

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  8. Howdy from Sydney... I see many many hours spent at blogs today!

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  9. Yippee! I would love to win a pink kit...and you guessed it, I'm from Melbourne!

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  10. yay for giveaway day - please include me HB - Im from Sydney, Australia

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  11. What a great idea to give away a kit! Perfect for those lazies out there (like me!!) who haven't gotten around to making one of these yet. Best of luck to all!

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  12. ohhh this is good! A kit! I'm from Melbourne. Spitting distance, practically. I love giveaways! Good luck everyone! :-)

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  13. Hi, fellow Melbournian here. Also with two small boys, and therefore a lack of hair-washing time. dang, I need me a showercap...

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  14. time zones confuse me so fingers crossed I'm on time! Perth calling here and I love the hydrangea fabric...but I'm easy (or so the rumor goes!)
    Thanks for be generous yet again!
    xx Gilly

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  15. Hello from Brisbane, I would love one of these, they're fab!

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  16. Sitting pretty in an acqua cap, mm, that would suit this Melbourne gal...

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  17. What a great giveaway! I'd love to enter - from Melbourne!

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  18. Where am I from? To borrow from 'Cat in the Hat' - 'when a mummy cat loves a daddy cat...'. Oh you want geographical info, not biological?

    Sydney. Well that's where I currently reside.

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  19. oooh lovely giveaway!!! I am in Launceston in Tassie!!!

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  20. Hmm, couldn't decide which one to choose so got DD to pick. She says the one in the middle. I am in Melb ;)

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  21. Sunny Oman here, saw the tutorial the other day and added to my ever growing list. The kit would be fab! thanks Clo

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  22. Greetings from Italy :)
    I'd love to win your giveaway.
    Thanks!

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  23. I am in Budapest Hungary and I love this idea... great giveaway, thanks!

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  24. These are gorgeous! I haven't had a shower cap since I was about 5yrs old (it was a cute disney one).
    Oh, I'm from Scotland :)

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  25. I love these shower caps they are just like the ones I saw at Liberty in London last week and your fabric colours are fab. I'm from Essex in the UK.

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  26. I would love to win a kit! I come from Denmark by the way.

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  27. cute! i'd love to win and make my own!!

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  28. England calling! I live on the Welsh/English border, and I'd love to win!

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  29. Hello,
    Checking in from Michigan, USA. It's 31 degrees F this morning. Wishing everyone a warm and sunny day.

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  30. Cute Cute! I'm from Kansas City. valerieann118atmsndotcom

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  31. Good morning from the Gulf Coast of Alabama! I would love to make one of these! Thanks.
    Blessings

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  32. Ni Hao from China, these look like lovely kits!
    thanks for your generousity

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  33. Ane from Trondheim Norway...the showercaps are sooo cute.

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  34. Hey from Tennessee USA. Loving all the kits, but the aqua/green is a fave!

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  35. Hello - I've been daydreaming about your shower caps since I saw the tute! Winning a kit would be lovely.

    I'm in Birmingham, UK & thanks for letting me enter :)

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  36. I would love to win.
    I am from north central Indiana, United States of America. Pick Me.
    http://www.homeschoolblogger.com/watalulu

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  37. I was just checking out your tutorial the other day because I would LOVE a nice shower cap. Sometimes, I just use a plastic bag! I am in Ann Arbor, Michigan and it is quite chilly here now.

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  38. Your shower caps are adorable! I would love to stitch one up! Great giveaway :)

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  39. I love the shower cap! Such a cute gift!

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  40. Hi! Theresa from Tifton, GA, USA. I need to head on over and check out the tutorial for this. I was too busy finishing a scarf for my own giveaway - ha-ha!

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  41. This is such a cute idea!
    Thanks for counting me in!!!
    I am from IL. USA!
    Thanks a million!
    Rane and kids
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    iremembersleep@yahoo.com

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  42. Count me in! What a great giveaway! Kansas City, MO

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  43. Wow, its so neat to see where everyone is from...
    I am in South carolina.
    ~Shawna

    Thanks!

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  44. Wellsboro, PA

    Thanks for the chance.

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  45. What a fun giveaway! I could use one of these caps in my life.

    I'm from Washington, DC.

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  46. I'm in Kansas, and I love the middle fabric!

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  47. Love this!
    I am from VA, by the way!
    THanks!

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  48. What a great idea - I love them all!

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  49. Hello from Lancaster, PA USA. What a great idea for a give-away --especially since these are on my list to make for gifts this year!

    Thanks!

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  50. I live in France, in Compiègne, near Paris.
    Thank you for the giveaway.

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  51. I'm in Colorado, it's very cold.

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  52. Very cute fabric!
    kamyrensmiles@hotmail.com

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  53. I'm from Omaha, NE. thanks for the giveaway opp!

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  54. Great idea!
    I am in Seattle, Washington.

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  55. That'a great idea for a prize. I love kit in the meadle.
    Come and see my giveaway in my blog :)

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  56. These are so amazing, very creative!

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  57. hi! i'm from Berlin, Connecticut in lovely New England!

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  58. I'm in Manitoba Canada and I NEED to make one of these.

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  59. I am from Chesterfield, VA & love your give away idea. Put those sew, mama, sew readers to work!

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  60. Auckland, New Zealand! And I'm so crossing my fingers for that middle fabric, or the hydrangeas :)

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  61. This would be perfect for me to make for my Mom! I'm near Atlanta, GA.

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  62. Awesome! I've been wanting to make one of these!!

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  63. This is great, I've been needing one of these!

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  64. Living in Omaha (including icy roads covered with snow this morning)- makes me miss Texas!
    keladry95 (at) mac (dot) com

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  65. Ooh, saw the tutorial the other day, but wasn't sure if I could handle it - the elastic is scary!

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  66. I'm reading your blog from Seattle, WA

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  67. lol, love the green!! it's so classic!!

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  68. oh i've been wanting a shower cap, and much more so a re-usable one!!! thank you

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  69. Los Angeles!!! I love the Hoppo Bumpo fabric. Too cute.

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  70. Hi, I'm Swedish and I live in Italy!
    Love the fabrics! :)

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  71. A kit for making shower caps is a great idea!

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  72. I can't think of a more perfect gift to give my hard to shop for southern aunts! I shall make them shower caps (and hopefully with the assistance of your kit)!!!

    Thanks for the idea.
    Tracey

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  73. How neat! Thanks for the giveaway. :)
    Tammy in Austin, TX

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  74. Cool idea!
    I am from Canada, Alberta Canada to be exact. A tiny little town in called Raymond.
    But I was born in Utah, so i am a half bread no matter what country I am in!
    bwrdavis@telus.net
    http://whitneyjdavis.blogspot.com/

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  75. HA!! I could totally use one of those! (sometimes I hate getting my hair wet)

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  76. This is such a fun idea! Count me in!

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  77. Hello there from Minnesota USA, where it is COLD. I saw this tutorial and REALLY wanted to make it, so it must be fate that I enter here. Now, if fate will only toss some luck MY way ...

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  78. I love it! I'm from Essex County, NJ.

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  79. Hello from SNOWY WISCONSIN, those shower caps are darling. Thanks for sharing. Jeanne

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  80. Ohhh, my mom needs a shower cap!!!!

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  81. hi!!
    I'm from Coimbra in Portugal and I am "giving-away"too :D
    why d'ont you stop by my blog too :DD
    hugs Isabel

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  82. San Jose, CA! I've been planning to use your tute for a while.

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  83. Oh this would be fun to make and have! I am from Montana (and it's snowy right now).

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  84. Hi from New Jersey (USA. Great tutorial and I love the "Stand-back-and throws"
    Thanks!

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  85. This Jersey Girl would love a shower cap kit!

    Sandy in NJ
    Pecsan114@optonline.net

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  86. Neat idea! Thanks for the chance to win. I know several people who would enjoy a homemade shower cap.

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  87. I'm from Strayya, but now I live in L.A.

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  88. Central Valley, CA!!

    Hugs & Blessings!

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  89. These are so cute, I'd love to win a kit here in Portland Oregon!

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  90. Hi from Perth, WA! I love your funky shower caps.
    Janelle :)
    Threads of Friendship

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  91. Oh, so cool!
    I'm from Toronto, in Canada.

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  92. I'd love to enter your contest. Thank you for your generosity!

    Sincerely,
    Kali in Tennessee

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  93. A pretty shower cap, who knew there was such a thing! I am in Oregon in the US. :) Thanks for joining give-away day!

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  94. What a cute idea!! Much love from Memphis, Tennessee!!

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  95. Hello there, from Martinsburg, West Virginia. Wild and Wonderful!!

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  96. Love them! Please count me in!
    From Ottawa, Canada

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  97. Alameda, Ca...I've never had a shower cap......
    mona

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  98. Love the great fabrics for the shower cap! Interesting idea. I would love to win this!

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  99. Hello from Minneapolis MN! This is a great giveaway!

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  100. Love this idea...this would be awesome to make for some of my Christmas gifts! :)

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  101. oh I love that and have wanted one to match my bathroom... like that pink one :D
    thanks for being involved.. great blog!@

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  102. I can't imagine making a shower cap, but everyone should have a fun shower cap! I am from Georgia

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  103. Oh what fun! I would love to win and make this. Thanks for the chance!

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  104. Hi! I'm from Joppa,MD. Just north of Baltimore. (in the US)

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  105. Please count me in, I'm in need of a fancy shower cap instead of the disposable ones I pinch from hotels :) I'm in West Sydney.

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  106. Phoenix, AZ, originally.

    jodcoz(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  107. i would love to win one of your kits!!! =)

    i'm from california. =P

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  108. Dialing in from New Hampshire. I would totally soak in the tub more often if I could adorn myself with one of these. And it helps that I think it would be fun to make it myself :)

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  109. Great Giveaway! Nice to meet you! You can see my giveaway here:

    http://aprylian.blogspot.com/

    Apryl

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  111. I'd love to win! What a fun giveaway!
    junglewife (at) gmail (dot) com

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  112. I am in Charleston WV. Cute kits! Thanks!

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  113. Lordy! There are over 130 comments already!

    Adelaide calling.

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  114. I NEEEEEEEEEEEED this! I saw your tutorial and have not idea where to buy that nylon stuff (: Great shower caps!

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  115. I absolutely love this giveaway!!
    I'm from a little town north of Houston, Texas, but still close enough to go to IKEA :)

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  116. I'm from Berkeley, CA and I'd love to make this for my Mom for Christmas.

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  117. That is such a cool giveaway prize! I would love to make my own shower cap.

    heidig@gmail.com visiting you from ON, Canada :)

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  118. This would be absolutely lovely to win and I hope I do because I think would flip!

    Thanks so much for the chance too!

    e-mail: perfectpunkin@yahoo.com

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